Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Washington State University in Washington

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted November 22, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman, WA is embarking on a strategic plan to establish WSU as a world leader in the area of Digital/Analog Circuits, Computer Engineering and Microelectronics. The school seeks outstanding junior faculty candidates in Electrical and Computer Engineering for two permanent full-time tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. The candidates must possess PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a related discipline with a research emphasis in one of the following: Digital VLSI, Computer Architecture, Analog and Mixed Signal circuits and systems and a strong record of achievement in terms of publications. Candidates with potential to excel in obtaining research funds and conducting publishable research, and who have a strong commitment to teaching are preferred.The job duties of the successful candidate will be to actively engage and contribute to interdisciplinary research in the college and across the university, as well as teach, effectively communicate and interact with students and colleagues, conduct funded research, publish, and direct MS and PhD student research.Candidates with strong leadership potential, who have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and are committed to diversifying the student body are preferred.


The Microelectronics program in the School of EECS is one of the signature areas of the College of Engineering and Architecture at WSU. The School of EECS has seen rapid growth in enrollment over the past three years with 782 undergraduate and 160 graduate students enrolled as of fall 2013. The State of Washington recently passed the Engineering Expansion Initiative (EEI), which allocated $3.8M to the college to increase the number of engineering and computer science students and graduates. EECS expects continued increase in enrollments and anticipates additional faculty hires in the Microelectronics/Computer Engineering area.


Washington State University is one of the nations top 60 public research universities according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU is among 96 public and private universities in America recognized with the very high research activity categorization, and among 119 national universities and colleges that earn the community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation. The Pullman campus is a quintessential college town one of the top 10 in the nation according to MSNs 2012 report on the Best College Towns in North America.


For more information about WSU and the School of EECS, visit our home page at


Applications should include a cover letter summarizing qualifications, research and teaching statements including both accomplishments and vision, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. To apply, visit Application review begins January 15, 2014. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin the appointment on August 16, 2014. Send email inquiries to Dr. Partha Pratim Pande, Search Committee Chair, at

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity, has faculty friendly policies including a partner accommodation program, and a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering and math (see WSU is an EEO/AA/ADA educator and employer.

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